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Antony, St, of Egypt (251?–356)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

Third edition

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199659623
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191744303
Antony, St, of Egypt (251?–356)

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About 269 he gave away his possessions and devoted himself to a life of asceticism, and c.285 retired completely

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Subjects: Christianity

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